Capcom

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Capcom
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Diligence, discipline, delight
Founded: May 30, 1979
Founder: Kenzo Tsujimoto
Headquarters: Chuoku, Osaka, Japan
Key people: Kenzo Tsujimoto (chairman and CEO)
Haruhito Tsujimoto (president and COO)
Subsidiaries:
Blue Harvest
Capcom Asia
Capcom Europe
Capcom Korea
Capcom USA
Captron Co.
K2 Inc.
Website: https://www.capcom.com


Capcom Co., Ltd. (Japanese: 株式会社カプコン Hepburn: Kabushiki-gaisha Kapukon, shortened from "Capsule Computers"), or Capcom, is a Japanese developer and publisher of video games, known for creating multi-million-selling franchises such as Mega ManStreet FighterResident EvilDevil May CryAce Attorney, and Monster Hunter, as well as games based on the Disney animated properties.

Originally established in 1979, it has since become an international enterprise with subsidiaries in North America, Europe, and East Asia.

Notable Games Developed/Published


Good Qualities

  1. They created some of the best fighting games ever made, Street Fighter II being one example.
  2. Their games contain awesome and memorable soundtracks.
  3. Beautifully drawn graphics in their old 2D games.
  4. One of the major third-party developers. They recently decided to support Nintendo Switch thanks to the sales of the Street Fighter series.
  5. They supported the Sega Dreamcast more than any other third-party developer at the time. They also supported the Nintendo Wii.
  6. They are heavily involved in making licensed games for Disney, TV shows, etc.
  7. The gameplay in their games is fast-paced and very easy to get into.
  8. The company is known to create hardcore video games, such as the Mega Man series.
  9. They are one of the few companies that had the guts to make crossovers with other companies such as Marvel, SNK, Tatsunoko, etc.
  10. They helped bring very innovative gameplay, such as the extreme combat system for Devil May Cry being used in other hack-and-slash games.
  11. They are now exploring their old franchises such as Mega Man and Devil May Cry.
  12. Even though they went downhill they recently improved a lot by doing quality games instead of joining trends, with the most recent good game they made was Devil May Cry V.
  13. Responsible for starting the Fighting Game craze of the 1990s!

Bad Qualities

Much like Konami and Sega, they've decayed, though they're returning to their former glory. For more info, see here.


References

  1. https://www.oneangrygamer.net/2017/07/capcom-has-multiple-nintendo-switch-titles-in-works-thanks-to-street-fighter-sales/36263/
  2. https://www.oneangrygamer.net/2018/04/new-onimusha-trademark-reported-filed-capcom/56318/
  3. https://www.oneangrygamer.net/2018/08/capcom-expects-to-explore-their-library-of-ips-and-properties-through-remakes/65459/
  4. https://www.oneangrygamer.net/2018/07/resident-evil-2-will-sport-an-enhanced-narrative/64135/
  5. https://www.oneangrygamer.net/2018/07/capcom-explains-why-the-new-resident-evil-2-is-not-a-remake/63011/

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